Risk Factors

Body composition determines cancer risk

The ratio of abdominal fat to peripheral fat is a significant independent predictor of a cancer diagnosis in postmenopausal women, according to a large Danish study. The Prospective Epidemiologic Risk Factor study followed 5,855 postmenopausal women who underwent baseline dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scans to assess their body composition. The study, presented at the ESMO 2017 ...

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